Beth Christopherson

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Old Hay Barn Converted To A Modern Guest House Filled With Light

It used to be just another old hay barn. It didn’t really have a purpose anymore. Then, in 2016, someone decided to make something out of it. That’s …

Progressive Evangelicals: Who We Are And What We Believe

There's a story in three of the four gospels where Jesus stages a protest in the temple during Passover. He releases the animals that were being sold for sacrifice, he overturns the moneychanging tables, and he rebukes the merchants for taking advantage of the poor.<p>The story ends with Jesus …

10 Golden Rules For Moms Raising Sons

Years ago, I struck up a conversation with a woman who was preparing for her son's upcoming wedding. At the time, my sons were still quite young and I asked her what her relationship was like with her adult son. She told me it was good because she followed the golden rules of raising sons.<p><i>Golden</i> …

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This drybox four-in-one will charge your phone and camera via solar power

Dryboxes may be designed to keep your gear out of the water, but one company is now using them to harvest the power of the sun. The RokPak Pioneer is …

Outdoors Gear

Printable Vintage Map Tags

Six beautiful free printable vintage map digital collage sheet tag images. These vintage map tags are made from real historic antique images of …

Is there a comprehensive rebuttal of the book Genetic Roulette?

I understand that claims made by Jeffrey Smith, the movie’s director and author of the self-published book, Genetic Roulette, are alarming and could …

The Three Personality Disorders Prevalent in Religious Environments | The Exhausted Woman

If only churches, synagogues, and mosques were safe places for people to learn about God and grow spiritually. But sadly, many are not. Rather, they …

Mental Health

Seed-bombing startup DroneSeed wants to fight deforestation with a swarm of UAVs

If Oregon startup DroneSeed has its way, foresters in the Pacific Northwest may be in for a surprise the next time they are out in the field. Instead …

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Vintage-Inspired Terrarium Jewelry Keeps a Piece of Nature Close to Your Heart

You might be stuck at a desk all day, but thanks to MARIAELA jewelry, you can always be close to the outdoors. Ela Rymkowska-Turkoniak is the brainchild behind the online shop that sells stunning terrarium-style jewelry. The striking pendant necklaces feature pieces of dried, hand-picked leaves and …

This New Startup Wants To Be The Airbnb For Local Farm Tourism

Connecting food-curious millennials to local farmers is a way to boost the business model of the locavore movement.<p>Despite the growing popularity of local food–sales more than doubled between 2008 and 2014–most small farms struggle to survive. A new startup called Farmcation is designed to offer a …

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What we eat is seen as more important than ever. And everywhere we are urged to go organic: we are told it is more nutritious, it improves animal welfare and helps the environment. In reality, that is mostly marketing hype.<p>In 2012 Stanford University’s Centre for Health Policy did the biggest …

Articles about when prefab painless on Dwell.com - Dwell

An easy construction process reduces any drama for a couple in California.<p>The allure of prefab is really about control.<p>From Kynar and Galvalume to SIPs, the terminology associated with prefab construction can be daunting.<p>The basic principle of prefab, whereby a home is fabricated in one location …

World's Smallest Sustainable House Can Fit a Family of Four

1/14<p>Nano Living System<p>Building "the world's smallest sustainable house" is a mighty big claim, but that's what one company says that they've done …

Articles about all these prefabs were assembled 10 days or less on Dwell.com - Dwell

Made of recyclable and other eco-friendly materials, LEAPfactory’s modular ski school has an incredibly light environmental touch.<p>This stunning forest retreat in England uses prefabricated panels to minimize site impact, shorten construction time, and protect...<p>No longer just a container for your …

Articles about upwardly mobile homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

When it comes to real estate, the trailer park gets a bad rap.<p>At 204 square feet, this DIY tiny home on wheels is fully functional and even features a nifty gear room.<p>After a complete revamp, a 300-square-foot camper becomes a full-time residence for a family of four.<p>On the edge of a historic park …

'Being Charlie' and the Staggering Cost of Addiction

Millions of people suffer with addiction and it's very expensive to treat.<p>Rob Reiner’s latest film is a very personal one.<p>“Being Charlie” tells the …

Try the minimalist lifestyle at this tiny-house resort in Oregon

If you are not sure that the micro-home lifestyle is for you, a stay of a few nights in one of the five tiny houses available at Mt. Hood Tiny House …

It's a 2-acre farm, packed into a shipping container that doubles as a farm building

<b>The Farm From A Box system is designed to feed 150 people per year, and includes drip irrigation, all of the tools, and its own renewable energy</b> …

How Does Forgiving Someone Affect Their Behavior?

In any close relationship, there are times where one individual does something that hurts another. These hurts might be minor (like saying something …

How Taming the Mind is Like Riding a Horse

In traditional descriptions, meditation is likened to training a horse. The sensations, impulses, and reactions in our bodies are like the untamed …

What can a lemon tell you about your personality?

Do you find yourself salivating at the merest thought of eating a lemon? The answer may say more about your mind than your taste for sour flavours, as Christian Jarrett reveals in the first post of his new column Personology.<p>Do you think you’re an extravert or an introvert? To answer, you might …

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I'm A Christian, But My Boyfriend Doesn't Believe In God

Dating someone from a different faith can be incredibly rewarding or a disaster of biblical proportions. In my experience, it was both.<p>Some years …

Where to Snag the Out-of-This-World Table from The Big Bang Theory

<i>The Big Bang Theory</i>—the CBS show now in its 9th season and which just aired its 200th episode—is celebrated for its witty banter and lovable …

10 Plants that Grow Surprisingly Well in Containers

Short on bed space or just need some extra flexibility? These unexpected veggies, fruits, herbs, and ornamentals thrive in pots and barrels -- in …

What does it mean to have a personality disorder?

Personality consists of the well-established patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving that make up individual character. PD (Personality Disorder) is diagnosed when these patterns deviate markedly from the expectations of a particular culture in at least two of the following areas: our thoughts - …

Colorado architecture students design rugged micro cabins for Outward Bound

Architecture students from the University of Colorado Denver have built a series of rustic dwellings for an outdoor education school in the Rocky …

How to find the perfect climbing plants for your garden

<b>Ideal for small gardens as they take up virtually no space on the ground, climbing plants can help disguise eyesores and soften fences or walls, as</b> …

Farmers may have been accidentally making GMOs for millennia

We have been accidentally genetically engineering plants – and eating GMOs – for millennia.<p>That is the implication of a series of studies showing the …

How To Build a DIY Chicken Coop On A Budget

<b>Building your own Chicken Coop on A Budget</b>Building your own chicken coop can save you a lot of money. A store bought coop can cost anywhere from $100 …